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Advance of Birth Control May Boost Female Smoking

Advance of Birth Control May Boost Female Smoking

The number of female smokers in developing countries may rise as contraception becomes more widespread, according to a study of smoking habits among a tribe in the Congo. The paper shows that Aka women, although equal to men in the tribe’s social model, smoke less than men. The women said they refrain from smoking because […]

Congo-Brazzaville: Congo Police Exchange Fire With ‘Militia’.

Congo-Brazzaville: Congo Police Exchange Fire With ‘Militia’.

Heavy and sporadic gunfire has been heard in the capital of the Republic of Congo as police fought with what one official described as militia fighters. The apparent fighting comes just weeks after President Denis Sassou N’Guesso’s re-election. The gunfire tapered off at times as it was heard to ring out in the southern Bacongo […]